Tag Archives: David Bowie

Library Of Congress Unveils Latest Preservation Titles: Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Sister Sledge, More

Broadway World reports: Judy Garland’s “Over the Rainbow” Barbra Streisand’s “People” and the original cast album of Broadway’s THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry for 2016. Each year, the Librarian of Congress selects 25 songs that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” and at least 10 years …

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At Carnegie Hall’s Bowie Tribute Concert [VIDEO]

Last night Debbie Harry, Cyndi Lauper, Ann Wilson, Michael Stipe, Rickie Lee Jones, Laurie Anderson, the Flaming Lips, and many others performed at Carnegie Hall’s tribute concert to David Bowie. Watch some fan-made performance clips below and see the set list.

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Brit Awards Pay Tribute To David Bowie [VIDEO]

If you were unhappy with the Bowie tribute at last week’s Grammy Awards, this one might please you. Gary Oldman and Annie Lennox paid heartfelt tribute to Bowie, the British rock legend who died unexpectedly from cancer last month. “David, you were mortal but your potential was superhuman and your remarkable music is living on. We love you and we …

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Gaga Performs Grammys Tribute To Bowie [VIDEO]

Rolling Stones raves: Lady Gaga paid tribute to David Bowie with a transformative performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony. Bowie died last month from a long battle with cancer, with his death coming days after his 69th birthday and release of his final album Blackstar. Filled with special effects, costume changes and an appearance from Let’s Dance and Black …

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Final David Bowie Album Blackstar To Debut At #1

David Bowie’s just-released album Blackstar will debut at #1 on Billboard’s album chart next week. It will be his first topper on that chart. Billboard reports: The set, which was released through ISO/Columbia Records on Jan. 8 (Bowie’s 69th birthday), could sell perhaps 130,000 albums in the week ending Jan. 14, according to industry forecasters, and debut at No. 1 …

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David Bowie Dies Of Cancer At Age 69

Well, fuck. The BBC reports: Singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 from cancer. His son, film director Duncan Jones, confirmed the news and a statement was issued on his social media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said, asking for privacy for his family. …

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David Bowie – Blackstar [VIDEO]

This is weird, even for Bowie. So of course I love it. Via Pitchfork: David Bowie is preparing to release new album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) on January 8. Ahead of the record, he’s shared a 10-minute video for its title track, via Palladia. The clip, directed by sometime Breaking Bad director Johan Renck, begins in space and gets crazy. There’s …

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TRAILER: David Bowie Is

Via the Village Voice: It’s the kind of forward-thinking experience David Bowie himself might have predicted. Just for one day, on silver screens across the country, a movie about a museum exhibition — featuring the rocker’s groundbreaking albums, outlandish costumes, and clips from his artistic videos — will briefly tantalize the world — and be gone. All in the form …

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JMG Top Ten Tracks For 2013

Culled from my Spotify favorites playlist, here’s my annual roundup of the tracks that got the most play this year at Casa JMG. Some of them appeared here during the year, some did not. 1. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts (Openly gay, openly HIV+, very Dead Can Dance.) 2. Boy George – King Of Everything (One of his loveliest …

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David Bowie – Love Is Lost

This has been my most-played track on Spotify for at least a month and finally there’s a video. The remix is by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. Dig the hat tip to Ashes To Ashes. And definitely check out the full ten-minute version.

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Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity

In what may be the coolest clip I’ve ever seen, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield bid farewell to his time on the International Space Station with the below version of David Bowie’s classic, Space Oddity.  Best comment on YouTube: “Most expensive music video ever.”  CNET has more: Mixed with the help of staff at the Canadian Space Agency, musician Emm Gryner, …

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David Bowie – The Next Day

Bill Donohue is outraged, you guys. David Bowie is back, but hopefully not for long. The switch-hitting, bisexual, senior citizen from London has resurfaced, this time playing a Jesus-like character who hangs out in a nightclub dump frequented by priests, cardinals and half-naked women. Bowie is nothing if not confused about religion. He once made a public confession: “I was …

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